Asparagus and Mushrooms

img_3565Well life has come together again and the storm has calmed. Well sort of. But it’s nice to be cooking for two again instead of cheese and meat for one. Hubs is back from working out of town and missing home cooked meals. And I’m happy to oblige.  Continue reading

French Bread Pizza

French Bread Pizza

French Bread Pizza

I was feeling tired from all my Pinterest pinning the other day (I can do it for hours I swear) and I really wanted something easy to make. So I found a few inspirations and put together my own French bread pizza. It was super easy and fairly inexpensive. Continue reading

Going For A Drive – Grouse Edition

Have you ever decided just to go for a drive and explore the world? Ok your own county but some new areas at least? With hubby and I both off work the other day we decided to go for an adventure. One to show me grouse. Which I’m damn positive I have seen but like most birds its just that to me. A flipping bird. Continue reading

Weekend Snack – Butterscotch Rice Crispy Treats

Butterscotch Rice Crispy Treats

Butterscotch Rice Crispy Treats

4 ingredient dessert that’s ready in 30 minutes. Well I’m in! I’ve been trying to think of other ways to use rice crispy cereal besides just the regular treats that we all have a million times. Fred Meyer had their cereal on sale for $1 a box so I grabbed a few. Figured they have a lasting shelf life Continue reading

Easy Gift Wrap Idea – Or So I Thought

Easy Gift Wrap Bag

Easy Gift Wrap Bag

There is a baby shower in the horizon and with this modern wife home crafted gift finished I needed to wrap it. Also I don’t like to buy baby shower gift bags, I don’t need that bad juju in my house – Haha! It’s not an awkward gift, actually its very heartfelt ( I can’t say yet in case new mommy to be reads this prior to the shower). I just didn’t want to wrap it. So I went to Continue reading

Weekend Snack – Easy Salsa

Easy Salsa

Easy Salsa

I love fresh salsa. It is easy to make, you just dice, dice, dice! We will eat the jarred from the store but it’s just not the same. Fresh is best. Even picky husband who doesn’t really like tomatoes loves my salsa. Weird I know. Maybe because Continue reading

Slow Cooker Turkey Breast – Lazyish?

Slow Cooker Turkey Breast

Slow Cooker Turkey Breast

Have I mentioned I love to be a lazy cook. Honestly don’t we all? Oh sure we all love the big traditional Thanksgiving style meal. I do. It’s one of my favorites. Turkey, potatoes, stuffing, rolls, green bean casserole, sweet potatoes, pumpkin pie, apple pie, cheesecake & whatever else your family includes in their traditional meal. As a person who didn’t grow up celebrating holidays we never Continue reading

Weekend Snack – Guacamole

Fast Guacamole

Fast Guacamole

Guacamole – One of those snacks, condiments or meals that I just can’t get enough of. It whips up fast, it’s fresh & it tastes so good since it’s homemade. I tend to make this numerous times a month just because we enjoy it so much. With chips, with tacos, with carrots, on a sandwich, Continue reading

My Infatuation With An App!

Courtesy of Pinterest

Courtesy of Pinterest

So I’m addicted and I’ve got it bad. I’m addicted to the world of Pinterest (they say the first step is admitting you have a problem, ha). Of the pictures, the articles, the enthusiasm, the shiny things…

I love to Pin everything that interests me and then go back and reread why I loved that pin. So many Continue reading

Death by Chocolate – Cake

aka Death By Chocolate

aka Death By Chocolate

So if you follow me on Facebook you would see I did this cake last week. But I figured it was so fun I’ll share it on here also. Also last nights cooking was French fries and crab, nothing too spectacular to photograph there – Haha!

I made this cake for my nephew who loves candy. Almost to a fault. But I figured “Hey, I’m not working, I’ve always wanted to make this after seeing it all over Pinterest & if it doesn’t work rice crispy treats are an easy back up.” So I made it and it is one of the Continue reading